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in the wheel of fortune for former congressman jesse jackson jr. pleading guilty to lavish abuse of campaign money and offering a tearful apology to his famous father. here's abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas. >> reporter: today, congressman jesse jackson jr. left court in disgrace, breaking months of silence. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: the son of an iconic civil rights leader and one-time presidential candidate had been a rising star. even speaking at the 2008 democratic national convention. but today, jackson was in court weeping as a convicted felon. he turned to his father to say, "i'm sorry." jackson admitted to stealing $750,000 in campaign funds for personal gain. buying michael jackson, jimi hendrix and bruce lee memorabilia. furs, home furnishings, a rolex watch worth $43,000. jackson now faces more than four years in prison, as part of his guilty plea, and likely will serve time. not a future jackson or his father ever expected. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >>> and now, we want you to know about a new consumer alert
. >>> also, former congressman, jesse jackson jr. and his wife are due in court today. expected to plead guilty to federal charges. jackson is accused of spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, including a $40,000 gold rolex. his wife, former chicago lawmaker, sandy jackson, is charged with filing false tax returns. >>> as pope benedict prepares to step down, the buzz is growing about the unlikely possibility that an american could be next in line. the spotlight is on cardinal sean o'malley of boston. he's known for simply wearing a brown robe and scandals. he inherited an archdiocese badly tainted by the church scandal. >>> with that, we take a look at your wednesday weather across the country. dallas, houston, oklahoma city could see some showers. we'll have some rain in the pacific northwest. snowfall for denver, starting around dinner time. california dries out after yesterday's storm. it will be pretty quiet here on the east coast. >> and it's another day of bone-chilling cold in the upper midwest. minneapolis will struggle to get above ten degrees. new york, boston a
. >>> jesse jackson jr. faces a possible five years in prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. the former congressman admitted to stealing $750,000 in campaign funds for his personal gain. memorabilia from michael jackson, jimi hendrix, and bruce lee, home furnishings, and even a rolex watch worth $43,000. he apologized after the hearing saying he simply let everybody down. >>> one body has been recovered from the rubble of that restaurant explosion in kansas city. the blast injured 15 people, 6 of them are still in the hospital. and now there are questions about whether the area should have been evacuated earlier. workers in nearby buildings say they smelled gas hours before that explosion. >>> the center of the nation is being pounded by a major winter storm this morning. warnings and advisories are posted from new mexico to wisconsin. here's abc's weather editor sam champion with more. >> reporter: it started as a brutal wintery blast, covering california with wind, rain and snow. drivers unprepared for the messy conditions slipped, skidded, and spun out, causing pileups. >
an emergency landing. >> jesse jackson june jer now facing up to four and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds. jackson entered to guilty plea plae to wire and mail fraud. he admitted using $750,000 of campaign money on personal luxuries. he bought a $43,000 watch and tens of thousands of dollars in microsoft mem beala. sentencing scheduled for june 28th. >> in south africa a rough day for olympic runner oscar pestorias. the detective agreed he may have contaminated the scene by not wearing shoe coverings. he is charged with premed indicated murder of his girlfriend. he claims he thought she was an intruder and firing into a locked bath are many on his estate on valentine's day. >> lance armstrong refusing to tell all you that knows about performance-enhacing drugs to us us antidoping agency. his attorney says he will notl?s requested. the interview is a condition if armstrong hoped to have a ban lifted. the deadline to agree was today. he said the inquiry only serving to demonize selected individuals. >> two chp officers were among recipients of the medal ava
of the country. here's today's rainmaker -- jackson, memphis, chicago, louisville, the southern areas stay warm. raleigh, 50s. miami, back into the 80s. i know it's been a cold weekend. it will warm up in south florida tomorrow. >> just looking at denver, early this morning. you also get a warmup over the next couple of days. all that weather brought to you by macy's, everybody. >> very active map, sam. >>> get ready to meet the shark whisperer. why this young woman is getting so dangerously close to sharks. >> get out of the water. something dangerously close to sharks. >> get out of the water. [ male announcer ] this is anna, her long day teaching the perfect swing begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. the reason i'm still in this body feelin' so good isn't because i never go out and enjoy the extra large, extra cheese world we live in. it's because i do. introducing the new weight watchers 360 program. join for free and expect amazing. because it works. i took my
jackson jr. faces up to five years in prison, after admitting he spent some $750,000 of campaign funds on personal items. items including a fur coat, an apartment, a rolex, even a fedora once worn by michael jackson. he apologized for letting down the people of chicago. >>> and a highly-respected former senator, pete domenici of new mexico, has revealed a secret. he fathered a child in the 1970s with the 24-year-old daughter of a senate colleague, paul axle of nevada. domenici has been married for more than 50 years and has 8 children with his wife. >>> and, finally, take a look at this image. nasa calling the colossal sunspot. the dark, black spot, still growing. it is already six-times the size of earth. there are concerns it could send massive solar flares our way soon. that could disrupt satellite and cell phone signals. one would argue it looks suspiciously like -- >> magma. okay. >> that one, you did make up. >> did you specifically find that story -- >> i will say this, that's terrible. i'm sure that we're good here. but that's really terrifying when you hear about that disrupti
on tuesday. >>> and jesse jackson jr. was charged on friday for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. he allegedly spent the money on a gold rolex watch and michael jackson memorabilia. his wife, sandy, was charged separately for filing false tax returns. >>> and the construction of the seaside heights, new jersey. the boardwalk was the most famous of the several boardwalks destroyed by superstorm sandy. >>> and finally, college baseball season got under way on friday. and at least one umpire, he's a little rusty. the home plate ump in a game in florida takes a tumble. believe me, it happened. when trying to avoid a hit to a batsman through the base. >>> now, it's time for the weather. and we have ginger zee on camera for this. >> you want me to do a tumble? i can do that. let's go to boston. maybe you remember last weekend, me waist-deep in snow there. now, new flakes starting to fly. this is tonight into tomorrow, when the heaviest snow. it will be one to three inches. not a huge snowstorm. but something that's moving off the coast. and earlier today, going to hit in parts of north car
, this might be a slice of true genius. not because it features a likeness of michael jackson. >> that's right. check out michael there, formed from legos and dancing only the way the king of pop could. it's the work of an animator in berlin. >> every time those lego blocks move, another shot has to be taken, and then they had to be edited together. nearly, nearly as impressive as rob doing his own michael jackson. >> the work of animators is pretty impressive. >> i can't even begin to fathom how long that took, and how many people were involved. >> the work they put into that, are you kidding me? >> i can't do anything with a lego. >> i can't compete with that. i'm not even going to try. i've done it before, people have seen it. >> it's friday. >>> coming up, real-life pain for lady gaga and her road to recovery. >> and the road to hollywood fame is especially remarkable for a movie making teenager from afghanistan. he's up for an oscar. you're watching "world news now." >>> "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all
's informational flood watches out. jackson, tallahassee, all getting hit with heavy rain. this is two to three inches of rain when this rain gets going. and a quick look how the weather system becomes the one that curves up to the southeast. and also delivers a little hit of snow by the time we get to wednesday, wednesday night, anywhere from washington, d.c. >> all that weather was brought to you by edward jones. >> edward jones. >>> and coming up, the first interview with little ethan's mother, speaking out to dr. phil about her son's six, terrifying about [ woman ] if youerrifying the audae your financial advisor should focus on your long-term goals, not their short-term agenda. [ woman ] if you have the nerve to believe that cookie cutters should be for cookies, not your investment strategy. if you believe in the sheer brilliance of a simple explanation. [ male announcer ] join the nearly 7 million investors who think like you do: face time and think time make a difference. join us. [ male announcer ] at edward jones, it's how we make sense of investing. you're always on, so we're always r
to damascus. terry moran, abc news, damascus, syria. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife are due in court, expected to plead guilty to federal charges. he's accused of spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, including a $40,000 gold rolex. his wife, a former chicago lawmaker, sandra jackson, is charged with filing false tax returns. >>> vice president biden tells americans they do not need assault weapons to scare off bad guys, just use a shotgun. his response came in response to a facebook question about responsible gun ownership. >> look what the democrats are doing. joe saying i got two shotguns. obama saying look at my picture. they're trying to walk this line -- >> we're not against the 2nd amendment. we just want reform to the second amendment. >> it's not gun control. it's gun safety. >> it's all theater. >>> here's a look at your wednesday weather. denver will see snow by this afternoon. that storm will move into the plains. showers for oklahoma city, dallas and houston. >> another frigid day for the upper midwest. minneapolis 10 degrees, boston, ne
"millionaire" question of the day. michael jackson's autobiography "moonwalk" was edited and featured a forward by which of these celebrities? stay tuned for that answer when we come back. welcome back. the answer to the "millionaire" question of the day is jacqueline kennedy. well, we are almost out of time, so instead of starting a new game, we're gonna give one of our audience members a shot at winning $1,000. and today's lucky audience member is... anton spivak from new york, new york. >> hello! meredith: hi. how are you? nice to meet you. here's your mic. >> thank you, meredith. meredith: well, you're a happy guy, anton? >> ha ha! meredith: tell us a little bit about you. >> my name is anton spivak. meredith: spivak. i'm sorry. i said... >> i'm an actor and writer in new york city, and i'm planning to go back to school next spring and complete a master's degree, possibly a ph.d in mathematics. meredith: wow. interesting. now, you said you're an actor and a writer. would i have seen you in anything? >> well, i--one of my most recent gigs has been in a series of 1-act plays about cannibalism
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